TAS THIRD-GRADER WON CHESS TOURNAMENT IN RIGDECREST, CALIFORNIA
Ryan Hoang (Hoang Long Khanh) – a student in class 3B at The American School – had such a memorable week in the US visiting his aunt when he was fortunate to participate in Scholastic Chess Tournament of Gateway Elementary School at Ridgecrest, California. The result was both surreal and marvelous: he WON the Tournament in the pool for Grades 2-3.
Ryan Hoang’s journey to the title of chess champion was nothing short of extraordinary. The article on The Daily Independent about the Tournament says it all about our beloved student: “Ryan Hoang, a third-grader from Vietnam visiting family in Ridgecrest was the only player to win all of his games in the whole tournament, taking six of six for the Grades 2-3 crown.”
You can read the full article at: https://www.ridgecrestca.com/news/20190202/chess-tourney-brings-winners-both-near-and-far
The American School wishes Ryan Hoang all the best in his future endeavors, and sincerely hope that we will welcome more and more marvelous results like this from him.